Tetouan

Tetouan

Tétouan is a city located in Tanger-Tetouan-Al Hoceima in northern Morocco. It was founded by Marinid dynasty in the late 13th century AD. Throughout its long history, it represented a point of contact between Morocco and Andalusia and an example of the great influences of Andalusian civilization in the style of construction and urban planning. The city includes a group of monuments such as mosques, funduqs (Caravanserai) and commercial districts, and it was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997.

Site Information

Country: Morocco

District: Tanger-Tetouan-Al Hoceima

Category: Historic Cities and Regions

Site History: 13th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Islamic

Later Cultures: Islamic

Site Features: Islamic Monuments


World Heritage Site

Official Name: Medina of Tétouan (formerly known as Titawin)

Date of Inscription: 1997

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